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Rev. Billy Graham has died
« on: February 21, 2018, 10:40:36 AM »
Hope this is not a double post. Tried to post before.

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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2018, 11:07:25 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2018, 11:11:33 AM »
Rest in peace.  Eternal be his memory!

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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2018, 12:45:43 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2018, 12:50:09 PM »
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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2018, 01:20:34 PM »
"Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”" With 25milion in your account you sure need lots of prayers.
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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2018, 02:26:51 PM »
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2018, 02:34:50 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

"Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”" With 25milion in your account you sure need lots of prayers.
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2018, 03:32:44 PM »
Memory Eternal!

Sadly, it looks like the Pulpit and Pen guys wasted no time responding to Mr. Graham's death.

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« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2018, 06:03:01 PM »
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2018, 11:10:31 PM »
"Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”" With 25milion in your account you sure need lots of prayers.

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« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2018, 11:16:20 PM »
"Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”" With 25milion in your account you sure need lots of prayers.

You really are a wonderful human being, aren't you?

Perhaps a little tactless, but he's not necessarily wrong...

I don't think anybody should die that rich.


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« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2018, 12:27:28 AM »
"Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”" With 25milion in your account you sure need lots of prayers.

You really are a wonderful human being, aren't you?
the guy also wanted to kill a million Vietnamese . I'm assuming it's fine with you.
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2018, 12:28:23 AM »
Memory Eternal!

Sadly, it looks like the Pulpit and Pen guys wasted no time responding to Mr. Graham's death.

I'm scared to ask what they wrote...

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« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2018, 01:11:05 AM »
"Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”" With 25milion in your account you sure need lots of prayers.

You really are a wonderful human being, aren't you?
the guy also wanted to kill a million Vietnamese . I'm assuming it's fine with you.

I don't think he wanted to, unless you're referring to some specific quote. If that's what it took to stop Communism, and in his view prevent greater suffering, then he evidently thought it was worth it (which makes his praise of Kim Il-Sung all the more puzzling to me).

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« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2018, 01:11:42 AM »
Memory Eternal!

Sadly, it looks like the Pulpit and Pen guys wasted no time responding to Mr. Graham's death.

I'm scared to ask what they wrote...

Something about religious inclusivism, I imagine.
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2018, 02:01:14 AM »
Memory Eternal!

Sadly, it looks like the Pulpit and Pen guys wasted no time responding to Mr. Graham's death.

I'm scared to ask what they wrote...


Something about religious inclusivism, I imagine.

Oh the just the typical P&P stuff....that he was too friendly to Catholicism, and that he believed that those that were not Christian due to never hearing of Christ could be saved. Just for fun, I would love to send them that picture of Billy Graham with Metropolitan Hilarion, given their deep admiration of Orthodoxy. 

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« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2018, 03:22:31 AM »
Sorry, that's what I meant by "inclusivism."

Were you being sarcastic or do they really like Orthodoxy lol?
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2018, 05:48:45 AM »
Were you being sarcastic or do they really like Orthodoxy lol?

The Hanegraaf Easter debacle was glorious.
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« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2018, 08:00:54 AM »
Memory Eternal! God bless Billy Graham
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« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2018, 07:07:56 PM »
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2018, 09:26:23 PM »
"Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”" With 25milion in your account you sure need lots of prayers.

Whew, i never knew he was that rich.
Surely he must have set up charities, foundations, etc?

The only question i have is would you say the same thing if he had 5 million, 1 million, 500k?


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« Reply #22 on: February 22, 2018, 11:33:45 PM »
Were you being sarcastic or do they really like Orthodoxy lol?

The Hanegraaf Easter debacle was glorious.

Ha ha, no I was being sarcastic. I actually read P&P sometimes, as I find it a bit entertaining. God forgive me.

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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2018, 01:46:01 AM »
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« Reply #24 on: February 23, 2018, 01:50:22 AM »
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Did he lead the Ethiopian emperor to Jesus ?
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There was that and then there was his "stranglehold" comment to Richard Nixon. Important to remember both sides.
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Did he lead the Ethiopian emperor to Jesus ?

No, then P&P might like him more.
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« Reply #27 on: February 23, 2018, 02:17:20 AM »
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There was that and then there was his "stranglehold" comment to Richard Nixon. Important to remember both sides.

True. An imperfect man to be sure. I disagreed with much of what he did (or didn't do.) And of course, as an Orthodox Christian, I had disagreements with much of his theology. But he was an awesome preacher.

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« Reply #28 on: February 23, 2018, 02:18:16 AM »
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Did he lead the Ethiopian emperor to Jesus ?

The Emperor already knew Jesus.

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« Reply #29 on: February 23, 2018, 02:23:13 AM »


The Emperor already knew Jesus.

Selam

Yeah, he knew the pagan, Mystery Babylon wafer Jesus![/strawevangelical]
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« Reply #30 on: February 23, 2018, 02:23:37 AM »

True. An imperfect man to be sure. I disagreed with much of what he did (or didn't do.) And of course, as an Orthodox Christian, I had disagreements with much of his theology. But he was an awesome preacher.

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Yeah.
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The Emperor already knew Jesus.

Selam

Yeah, he knew the pagan, Mystery Babylon wafer Jesus![/strawevangelical]

lol

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« Reply #32 on: February 26, 2018, 06:03:07 PM »
Well he spawned a lot of the "Jews are Gods chosen and we have to serve them to be saved" quasi Calvinist types that i end up deabating at work. Certainly a very zealous man and admirable in some sense but we are going to have to deal with the aftermath of his teachings which are dangerous and in some sense apocolyptic. No doubt we should refrain from being too harsh but I think its foolish to act like his work wasnt destructive.

He can pose with hierarchs and say nice things about us all he wants but in the end hes deceived people and poisoned their mind with zionist crap and really wacky soteriology. Im talkin bout the contemptible money loving evangelical types he birthed. As if our sole purpose is to protect the false nation state of Israel in order to facilitate the coming on the antichrist.
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« Reply #33 on: February 26, 2018, 08:16:22 PM »
Well he spawned a lot of the "Jews are Gods chosen and we have to serve them to be saved" quasi Calvinist types that i end up deabating at work. Certainly a very zealous man and admirable in some sense but we are going to have to deal with the aftermath of his teachings which are dangerous and in some sense apocolyptic. No doubt we should refrain from being too harsh but I think its foolish to act like his work wasnt destructive.

He can pose with hierarchs and say nice things about us all he wants but in the end hes deceived people and poisoned their mind with zionist crap and really wacky soteriology. Im talkin bout the contemptible money loving evangelical types he birthed. As if our sole purpose is to protect the false nation state of Israel in order to facilitate the coming on the antichrist.

Christian Zionism is a lot older than Billy Graham.

Most of its origins go back to Dispensationalism (Darby, Scofield, et al) in the 19th Century, though you can argue it's even older than that.

"Money loving Evangelicals" likewise predate him.
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« Reply #34 on: March 02, 2018, 09:15:48 PM »
Well he spawned a lot of the "Jews are Gods chosen and we have to serve them to be saved" quasi Calvinist types that i end up deabating at work. Certainly a very zealous man and admirable in some sense but we are going to have to deal with the aftermath of his teachings which are dangerous and in some sense apocolyptic. No doubt we should refrain from being too harsh but I think its foolish to act like his work wasnt destructive.

He can pose with hierarchs and say nice things about us all he wants but in the end hes deceived people and poisoned their mind with zionist crap and really wacky soteriology. Im talkin bout the contemptible money loving evangelical types he birthed. As if our sole purpose is to protect the false nation state of Israel in order to facilitate the coming on the antichrist.

Christian Zionism is a lot older than Billy Graham.

Most of its origins go back to Dispensationalism (Darby, Scofield, et al) in the 19th Century, though you can argue it's even older than that.

"Money loving Evangelicals" likewise predate him.

You are correct. My point was to say not that he had created these ideas but that he has been instrumental in their recent manifestations. His charisma and devotion turned a lot of people toward Christianity, albeit a bastardized form of it. Is it equal to atheism or satanism? Certainly not. But its also not right.
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #35 on: March 02, 2018, 09:19:33 PM »
Well he spawned a lot of the "Jews are Gods chosen and we have to serve them to be saved" quasi Calvinist types that i end up deabating at work. Certainly a very zealous man and admirable in some sense but we are going to have to deal with the aftermath of his teachings which are dangerous and in some sense apocolyptic. No doubt we should refrain from being too harsh but I think its foolish to act like his work wasnt destructive.

He can pose with hierarchs and say nice things about us all he wants but in the end hes deceived people and poisoned their mind with zionist crap and really wacky soteriology. Im talkin bout the contemptible money loving evangelical types he birthed. As if our sole purpose is to protect the false nation state of Israel in order to facilitate the coming on the antichrist.

Christian Zionism is a lot older than Billy Graham.

Most of its origins go back to Dispensationalism (Darby, Scofield, et al) in the 19th Century, though you can argue it's even older than that.

"Money loving Evangelicals" likewise predate him.

You are correct. My point was to say not that he had created these ideas but that he has been instrumental in their recent manifestations. His charisma and devotion turned a lot of people toward Christianity, albeit a bastardized form of it. Is it equal to atheism or satanism? Certainly not. But its also not right.


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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #36 on: March 02, 2018, 10:19:19 PM »
It seems that in the end Billy Graham believed in the unconquerable love of God. He went through various phases, as any theologian or philosopher does. But it seems that he ultimately came down on the side of peace, tolerance, ecumenical harmony, and respect for all human life. And because of that, I have great respect for him. Yes, we shouldn't overlook or dismiss his errors. We should point them out and rebuke them. But let's be careful not to throw the baby out with the bathwater. It seems to be a tendency these days to place people into the category of either saints or surrogates of Satan. I don't think Billy Graham was either. But I do think he is now in heaven, in the company of the saints, in spite of his errors. God alone knows.

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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #37 on: March 04, 2018, 12:02:20 AM »
   When I was young I used to really like Billy Graham, but when I got older I realized that he was just a Masonic Deceiver / Actor just like 95% of all famous pastors you see on tv in America.
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #38 on: March 04, 2018, 12:11:50 AM »
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #39 on: March 04, 2018, 12:43:42 AM »
   When I was young I used to really like Billy Graham, but when I got older I realized that he was just a Masonic Deceiver / Actor just like 95% of all famous pastors you see on tv in America.

He was in the Masons?
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #40 on: March 04, 2018, 01:10:48 AM »
Billy Graham was actually head of Opus Dei ,the Rosicrucians, and the Illuminati.
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #41 on: March 04, 2018, 01:43:06 AM »
   When I was young I used to really like Billy Graham, but when I got older I realized that he was just a Masonic Deceiver / Actor just like 95% of all famous pastors you see on tv in America.

He was in the Masons?


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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #42 on: March 04, 2018, 02:04:39 AM »
Oh boy, a You Tube video. 'Cause that's not likely to be conspiracy theory garbage.
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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #43 on: March 04, 2018, 06:49:44 PM »
It seems that in the end Billy Graham believed in the unconquerable love of God. He went through various phases, as any theologian or philosopher does. But it seems that he ultimately came down on the side of peace, tolerance, ecumenical harmony, and respect for all human life. And because of that, I have great respect for him. Yes, we shouldn't overlook or dismiss his errors. We should point them out and rebuke them. But let's be careful not to throw the baby out with the bathwater. It seems to be a tendency these days to place people into the category of either saints or surrogates of Satan. I don't think Billy Graham was either. But I do think he is now in heaven, in the company of the saints, in spite of his errors. God alone knows.

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Re: Rev. Billy Graham has died
« Reply #44 on: March 05, 2018, 02:32:20 PM »
Oh boy, a You Tube video. 'Cause that's not likely to be conspiracy theory garbage.

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